International Sugar Journal

Batch centrifuge basket design [Full subscriber]

Abstract A short overview of batch centrifuge basket design is presented with reference to process performance, efficiency, perforation type, safety and cost. The mechanical loads supported by the basket during normal and out-of-balance operation are discussed. Aspects such as basket perforation type, welds, the use of reinforcing hoops, materials of construction and fatigue life are also considered. The requirements for on-going inspection and maintenance of baskets are emphasised.…

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